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  • Report on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Cancer NOW SAYS She Contracted Pneumonia – Is Fighting for Her Life

    01/17/2019 10:25:48 AM PST · by WWG1WWA · 160 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 1/17/19 | Jim Hoft
    Title had to be truncated: BREAKING: First Media Outlet to Report on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Cancer NOW SAYS She Contracted Pneumonia – Is Fighting for Her Life Now The Santa Monica Observer says Ruth Bader Ginsburg has pneumonia and is fighting for her life. And… That Ginsburg will retire in January.
  • Pistol Shooting Drills

    01/17/2019 5:28:40 AM PST · by w1n1 · 5 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/17/2019 | C Cocoles
    Do you want to be good with a pistol? And, we're not talking about just standing in front of a paper target shooting at your leisure. You want to be able to defend yourself and loved ones. What do you do? There are many shooting drills out there for every skill level, but as with any hobby or skill, the basics are the most important. Without basic proficiency, one cannot become competent, let alone get actually good.. Getting good means you'll need to attend all of these top of the line defensive firearms courses offered at Joe's Tactical School. Reality...
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Cancels Public Appearance in Los Angeles Set for January 29

    01/16/2019 10:21:54 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 91 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 15 , 2019 | Kristinn Taylor
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has canceled a planned public appearance in Los Angeles set two weeks from now on January 29 due to her recuperating from lung cancer surgery. Ginsburg was scheduled to appear at the Skirball Center as part of a celebration of her career. An exhibit being shown at the center through March 10 is called “Notorius RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
  • What's feared more than a Sniper Lurking in the Darkness?

    01/16/2019 4:42:22 AM PST · by w1n1 · 25 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/16/2019 | C Raleigh
    A sniper that shoots an exploding bullet, sounds far fetched out of a James Bond movie. Exploding rounds have been around since World War II. The Germans made an 8mm rifle ammunition which exploded upon impact. Though the round was banned by the Hague Convention this didn’t stop the usage of it. During World War II both Russia and Germany were firing exploding bullets from sniper rifles. These vicious projectiles were used horrifically on human targets during the war. Originally these exploding rounds concepts were used for sabotage operations which were left behind for enemy forces, generally insurgents, to find...
  • Trump's Shutdown Trap?

    01/15/2019 6:05:56 AM PST · by captaincaveman · 107 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 15, 2019 | Thomas Lifson
    Has President Trump suckered Democrats and the Deep State into a trap that will enable a radical downsizing of the federal bureaucracy? In only 5 more days of the already-“longest government shutdown in history” (25 days and counting, as of today), a heretofore obscure threshold will be reached, enabling permanent layoffs of bureaucrats furloughed 30 days or more.
  • Is This A Joke? Did WaPo Really Fact-Check Trump Over His Fast Food Dinner

    01/15/2019 6:09:22 PM PST · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 15, 2019 | Matt Vespa
    Is this a joke? No, seriously, I thought this was a joke, but it looks like a legitimate story from the Washington Post. They actually did an analysis of the fast food spread President Trump had for the Clemson Tigers, who recently won the College Football Playoff National Championship. Trump had a delicious feast of McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and Burger King waiting for the champions. To normal Americans, this is fine. The government is shut down so the White House kitchen isn’t operating at full capacity. The president footed the bill for the meal. To the D.C. elites and the opposition...
  • American Longrifles

    01/15/2019 5:15:12 AM PST · by w1n1 · 5 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/15/2019 | F Jardim
    The School Dedicated To Longrifle Building Knowledge is a fleeting thing if steps aren’t taken to preserve it. Whether it’s building the pyramids or a family recipe, if knowledge isn’t passed on to subsequent generations, it is eventually forgotten and lost. Thirty-four years ago, the passionate desire to preserve the 18th century gun-making techniques, by which American longrifles were handcrafted, led to the creation of an extraordinary training seminar by Professor Terry Leeper, Ph.D., of Western Kentucky University (WKU) and master gunmakers Wallace Gusler and Jon Bivins. Three years later the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association (NMLRA) began cosponsoring the...
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Faces Poverty’s Demise Worldwide!

    01/10/2019 12:25:05 PM PST · by Twotone · 18 replies
    American Spectator ^ | January 9, 2019 | R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.
    As every public-spirited citizen of these United States knows by now, 29-year old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. She, of a sudden, represents New York’s 14th District, having beaten what the mainstream media calls an old white male by the name of Joe Crowley, though why the color of his skin should matter is a mystery. Miss Ocasio-Cortez also has perfectly lovely white skin, much like Mr. Crowley and even Senator Elizabeth Warren, despite her ever-changing genealogy. Yet only Crowley receives the media’s “white skin” charge. Actually I am not certain Miss Ocasio-Cortez is really...
  • Was video of Trump's address altered

    01/09/2019 5:43:52 PM PST · by djwright · 34 replies
    Mynorthwest.com ^ | Todd Herman
    Side by side comparison of Trump address edited to make him look Orange and lick his lips like a crazy person.
  • A Comprehensive Round-Up Of The Best ‘Chuck And Nancy’ Memes

    01/09/2019 3:56:00 PM PST · by detective · 12 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 9, 2019 | Emily Jashinsky
    You hate to see it. They never really stood a chance. The urge to meme is too powerful a force. At this point, Twitter’s collective mockery of the bizarrely staged Chuck Schumer-Nancy Pelosi response to President Trump’s Oval Office address is so savage it borders on cruelty. But that’s okay. It’s worth it. Memes always are. Here’s a selection of our favorites from Tuesday’s historic pile-on:
  • Schumer Calls on Trump to Withdraw Bill Barr Nomination One Week Before Confirmation Hearings

    01/09/2019 1:01:11 PM PST · by detective · 57 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Cristina Laila
    Shortened title. Full title: HERE WE GO-> Schumer Calls on Trump to Withdraw Bill Barr Nomination One Week Before Confirmation Hearings Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called on President Trump to withdraw Bill Barr’s nomination for Attorney General Wednesday, saying Barr’s previous criticisms of King Mueller disqualifies him to lead the Department of Justice. The Senate Judiciary Committee set confirmation hearings for President Trump’s AG nominee Bill Barr for January 15th and 16th.
  • Attorney General hopeful Bill Barr WON'T fire Mueller and doesn't think he's on a 'witch hunt'

    01/09/2019 1:26:33 PM PST · by GreaterSwiss · 130 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 1/9/2019 | Associated Press and David Martosko
    Attorney General hopeful Bill Barr WON'T fire Mueller and doesn't think he's on a 'witch hunt' says Lindsey Graham as he reveals they've been 'best friends' for 20 years and their wives share a Bible study and Mueller attended his daughters' weddings Sen. Lindsey Graham, a key Trump confidant, told reporters Barr has no plan to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller and doesn't think he's running a 'witch hunt' Barr and Mueller are 'best friends,' he said, noting that the two men have known each other for 20 years Their wives attend the same Bible study together, and Mueller has...
  • France Latest: "Macron You're Screwed, Chicks Are In The Street" Banner As Women Stage Sunday.....

    01/07/2019 2:44:51 AM PST · by Nextrush · 26 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/6/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Emphasizing among other points that they are not feminists, women were protesting in groups in various French cities Sunday with some 300 estimated in Toulouse for example where a large banner was used by the protesters. In Paris, Toulouse and Caen among other places the protests occurred. The women were sometimes with children and in Caen they shouted in the streets:.....
  • The Iconic Tommy Gun

    01/04/2019 4:57:17 AM PST · by w1n1 · 20 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/4/2019 | R Reed
    Few firearms have earned the mystique that the Thompson submachine gun has enjoyed for nearly a century. The long association that the "Tommy Gun" has had with gangsters, G-men and G.I.s has made it a movie star, a prized collectible, and an American icon. Thompson believed recoil or gas operated weapons were too heavy and complicated for this role and sought a new method of operation. He formed the Auto-Ordnance Company (AOC), found financial backing, and hired engineers to help develop this weapon. Thompson seized upon the concept of the Blish Lock, developed by John Bell Blish (a career U.S....
  • A-10 Thunderbolt Drops a "Brrt"

    01/03/2019 4:54:12 AM PST · by w1n1 · 40 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/3/2019 | T Demerly
    on a Runaway Taliban Vehicle You can run, but you can’t hide from an A-10 Thunderbolt II and its technological advanced GAU-8 30mm weapon system. U.S. Air Forces Central Command released a un-classified footage of an engagement between an A-10 and what looks to be "a Taliban vehicle fleeing the scene of an attack in Kandahar, Afghanistan." The short video display a light-colored car speeding down a dusty desert road only to be stopped by a hail storm of 30mm rounds from the A-10. Zooming in on the stopped vehicle you can see four basketball-sized holes punched in the top...
  • Knowlton's Rangers

    01/02/2019 5:00:44 AM PST · by w1n1 · 19 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 1/2/2019 | M Peck
    Did George Washington have Commandos? During the American Revolution George Washington didn’t have any Tier-1 Spec Ops, but he made the most of what he had. When we think of modern day Special Forces, we think of Seal Team 6, Delta Force and the Green Berets. So what did he have? In a time where warfare was all about marching to fife and drum then lined up in rows to blast away with muskets at fifty paces. What did they know about unconventional warfare? According to retired U.S. Army colonel Robert Tonsetic explains that unconventional warfare was a major part...
  • .308 Shoot off – Semi-Auto vs Bolt Action Rifles

    12/31/2018 5:32:46 AM PST · by w1n1 · 35 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/31/2018 | L Vickers
    .308 Shoot off – Semi-Auto vs Bolt Action Rifles We can compare bolt action rifle and semi-auto by specs, but it doesn't tell the full story of which rifle to go with. Another approach is to setup a course of fire that simulates an environment where you would have to utilize the skills necessary for precision long range shooting. That is calculating windage, elevation, etc, with targets at various ranges and timed. (considered a better way to test) So what does this have to do for the folks into hunting. This all depends on what you're hunting and the prize...
  • Precision Long Range Shooting

    12/28/2018 5:05:37 AM PST · by w1n1 · 50 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/28/2018 | L Vickers
    Larry Vicker and Walt Wilkinson of Gunsite were pushing the range limits on the Lapua 338. Larry was using a 338 Lapua/250 grain bullet with Schmidt&Bender scope, Atlas bipod and with a Armament suppressor. A fact that most long range shooter understands when shooting out to beyond 1000 yards the bullet starts to drop like a rainbow. Thats due to (getting a little technical here) the environmental factors of temperature and barometric pressure. So to overcome this is to run the math in a ballistic app. That's the reason why they say a grouping at 1500 yards should be at...
  • The Baker Rifle

    12/27/2018 4:59:14 AM PST · by w1n1 · 21 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 12/27/2018 | P Huard
    How the Baker Rifle shaped the way we Fight with our Rifles. The defining moment for rifles in the western world was when Rifleman Thomas Plunkett serving with the British 95th Rifle regiment took a shot with his Baker rifle towards the end of the Battle of Cacabelos in 1809. Rifleman Plunket laid flat on his back in the snow took a shot at the French General Auguste-Marie-François Colbert. While he lay on the ground, Plunket inserted his foot into the sling of his Baker .705-caliber rifle to stabilize the weapon, the butt of his rifle flushed into his shoulder...
  • Oh, great. Russia takes over Venezuela’s oil industry

    12/26/2018 6:42:09 PM PST · by Kaslin · 71 replies
    Hotair.com ^ | December 26, 2018 | JAZZ SHAW
    We already learned that Russia was sending bombers to Venezuela for military exercises and supporting the country’s imploding economy. What could Vladimir Putin have wanted in exchange? We’re probably seeing the answer come into focus as Russia moves in to “help” Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro as we head into the new year. Putin is going to bail out Maduro’s failing government with some cash in exchange for establishing some measure of control over that nation’s vast crude oil reserves that are currently lying mostly dormant. (WaPo) As allies go, Venezuela is a relatively cheap one for Russia. But the potential...